El Arroyo Made My List Of Top Restaurants In Austin

Dated: August 13 2019

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Have you been to El Arroyo? Have you seen their sign while driving down 5th Street? Mostly hilarious, sometimes serious, always entertaining.


It's unbelievable that I've been in the Austin area for 18 years and had never stopped by before now.


Heading out for a night of live music and dancing at Donn's Depot, we decided to have a small meal before leaving it all on the dance floor.


We walked into El Arroyo. and the hostess asked us if we wanted to sit inside or outside. We looked at each other and chuckled, "inside please", since it was 100 degrees in the shade.


She directed us to one of the few available tables and brought us the menus. My first questions was: "do you have a vegan or vegetarian one", and to my delight she responded that she was vegetarian and immediately pointed out her favorite dish on the menu: The Cancun Avocado. I did not hesitate to order it, although there were a few other options.


In the meantime, iced cold water, chips and salsa were brought by our server. I usually try not to fill up on these, but they were really good and we ended up getting the basket and salsa bowl refilled before they brought our meal.

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The Cancun Avocado was a fresh plate of, yes, avocado, roasted corn, black beans, Portobello mushrooms, spinach, pico de gallo, verde sauce and queso fresco, with a side of rice. It was simple and delicious. The combination of flavors, the warmth of the beans and mushrooms, with the mild sauce, made it the absolute perfect selection for our pre-dancing evening.

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As you can see, some of it was eaten before taking the picture, and nothing was left on the plate when we were done.


They also offer plenty of drinks and some special margaritas which we will try on our next visit.


Have you dined here before? What's your favorite dish/es? And your favorite sign saying? I wonder who comes up with these...

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I'd love to hear from you with your favorite restaurants in town, preferably with vegan options for me to try them out. If you are curious where I've been, click HERE to read some of the blogs I've written, and enjoy!


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Sonia Comisarenco

Sonia was born in Argentina and has lived in the US since 1980 and in Austin since 2001. Besides being fully bilingual (English-Spanish), Sonia has made it her mission to gain extensive familiarity wi....

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